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Research and benefits

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Supports bone health

Getting adequate calcium and vitamin D throughout life as part of a well-balanced diet may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Experts from a foundation for bone health recommend 1,200mg of calcium and 800 – 1,000 IU of vitamin D per day.

Number of studies

3

Years of studies

1992-2010

Double-blind placebo

Yes

Getting adequate calcium and vitamin D throughout life as part of a well-balanced diet may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Experts from a foundation for bone health recommend 1,200mg of calcium and 800 – 1,000 IU of vitamin D per day.

Alcohol can deplete calcium

Excessive alcohol consumption inhibits calcium absorption and has been shown to obstruct the production of vitamin D, which is needed for calcium absorption. People who drink alcohol daily should consider calcium supplementation.

Number of studies

1

Years of studies

2016

Double-blind placebo

No

Excessive alcohol consumption inhibits calcium absorption and has been shown to obstruct the production of vitamin D, which is needed for calcium absorption. People who drink alcohol daily should consider calcium supplementation.

Smoking can deplete calcium

Studies have shown that smoking is harmful to your bones. If you are a smoker, it is important to get enough calcium and vitamin D through diet or supplementation.

Number of studies

1

Years of studies

2016

Double-blind placebo

Yes

Studies have shown that smoking is harmful to your bones. If you are a smoker, it is important to get enough calcium and vitamin D through diet or supplementation.

Important for pregnant women

Calcium has been studied in pregnant women for its ability to help maintain healthy blood pressure already within a normal range.* The recommended daily intake of calcium for pregnant/nursing women is 1,000mg.

Number of studies

3

Years of studies

1996-2010

Double-blind placebo

Yes

Calcium has been studied in pregnant women for its ability to help maintain healthy blood pressure already within a normal range.* The recommended daily intake of calcium for pregnant/nursing women is 1,000mg.

Better
ingredients

Our calcium is sustainably derived from mineral-rich red algae harvested off the northwest coast of Iceland. While most calcium supplements are from limestone, our unique marine source has the benefit of providing the seawater’s natural multi-mineral complex, surrounding the calcium with magnesium and over seventy trace minerals.

From Icelandic algae ·
From Icelandic algae ·
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